MEM24269 - Post-medieval leat south of North Radworthy (Monument)

Summary

A long leat is visible on historic mapping, fed from a weir on the River Mole and controlled by a series of sluices before being fed back into the river.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A long leat is visible on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, fed from a weir on the River Mole at c. SS 7567 3371 and controlled by a series of sluices before being fed back into the river at SS 7452 3327. Its function is not clear. [1,2] The leat is not depicted on the Tithe Map for North Molton. [3] The leat no longer appears to be extant. There are various ponds shown on modern MasterMap data between the original course of the leat and the river. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7510 3350 (1163m by 452m)
Map sheet SS73SE
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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  • None recorded

Record last edited

Jun 25 2018 12:32PM

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